October 16, 2014

MIAMI DOLPHINS (2-3) at CHICAGO BEARS (3-3)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Bears by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Miami 2-2-1, Chicago 3-3

SERIES RECORD - Dolphins lead 7-4

LAST MEETING - Bears beat Dolphins 16-0, Nov. 18, 2010

LAST WEEK - Dolphins lost to Packers 27-24; Bears beat Falcons 27-13

AP PRO32 RANKING - Dolphins No. 23, Bears No. 16.

DOLPHINS OFFENSE - OVERALL (16), RUSH (6), PASS (25T).

DOLPHINS DEFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (13), PASS (8).

BEARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (14), RUSH (20), PASS (9).

BEARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (16), RUSH (10), PASS (17).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Miami blew seven-point lead in final five minutes at home last week, with Aaron Rodgers taking advantage of mismatch in coverage to throw winning 4-yard TD to TE Andrew Quarless. LB Philip Wheeler was covering him. ... Dolphins averaging 5 yards per carry, third in league. ... Miami has scored on its first possession in three of five games. ... Dolphins have two blocked punts, tied for club record (1972, 1973, 1974, 1978, 1991, 1996, 2011). ... Lamar Miller is third among RBs at 5.2 yards per carry. ... CB Cortland Finnegan needs one solo tackle for 500 in career. ... Chicago is 0-2 at home with losses to Buffalo, Green Bay. ... Bears became first NFL team with 750 wins last week. ... Chicago's tied for fourth in league with 12 takeaways, ranks third with 49 points off takeaways. ... QB Jay Cutler threw for 381 yards - second-highest total of career - without interception at Atlanta. Bears are 3-0 in games he was not picked off. He has two INTs in each of their three losses. ... RB Matt Forte with league-leading 46 receptions strand third in NFL with 775 yards from scrimmage (399 rushing, 376 receiving). ... WR Brandon Marshall had 167 receptions for 2,228 yards with Miami from 2010-11. ... DE Willie Young leads NFL with seven sacks. ... Rookie CB Kyle Fuller tied for league lead with three interceptions and three forced fumbles.

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